Housing Disrepair Claims Solicitors Wirral

We can help you claim compensation for landlord neglect

If your housing association has refused to make necessary repairs that have caused you to suffer, our solicitors can assist you in making a ‘No Win, No Fee’ compensation claim.
Housing Disrepair Claims Solicitors Wirral

Our housing disrepair solicitors can help you claim compensation you deserve

Housing Disrepair Claims Solicitors in Wirral. Whether you are a tenant who has recently moved into a property that does not meet standards or if you have reported repair issues to your landlord without receiving any response or action to address the disrepair, you may have a valid housing disrepair claim.

Our landlord and tenant solicitors in Wirral possess specialist expertise and experience to provide you with tailored advice and representation based on your individual circumstances.

Regardless of your property’s location in the UK, we can offer guidance on landlord and tenant law, your rights, and the support you need for a successful housing disrepair compensation claim.

Legal areas we cover

Cook Legal Solicitors offer a dedicated disrepair litigation department, advising tenants on their rights and avenues for redress, including the following:

  • Reporting Disrepair Issues to Landlords and Agents
  • Pre-action Process for Disrepair
  • Letter Before Action
  • Negotiation with Landlords
  • Filing a Disrepair Claim with the County Court
  • Offers for Rent Reductions and Compensation
  • Negotiating Early Surrender

How our housing disrepair solicitors can help

OOur specialized department can represent you during the pre-action stages of disrepair claims, including serving a letter before action, negotiation and settlements, and submitting a claim under the Pre-Action Protocol for Housing Disrepair Cases.

We aim to avoid complex and protracted litigation processes and approach each case with the goal of negotiating suitable settlements and results for our clients in the shortest possible timeframe.

‘No Win-No Fee’ agreement

We operate under a genuine ‘No Win, No Fee’ agreement and can manage your entire housing disrepair compensation claim on your behalf. We require no upfront payment and will ensure you receive the maximum compensation you deserve.

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Why choose Cook Law as your housing disrepair compensation solicitor?

Cook Legal is a qualified and regulated solicitors’ firm based in Wirral. Our highly experienced housing disrepair solicitors have helped tenants renting from private landlords and housing associations across the UK claim the maximum amount of compensation for neglecting their responsibilities and compromising tenant safety.

We pride ourselves on providing our clients with the highest level of specialist legal advice and representation. When you choose Cook Legal, you can be confident that you are employing a team of housing disrepair solicitors who are experts in this area of law.

Housing disrepair compensation FAQs

What can I claim for in my housing disrepair case?

If you or a family member has suffered due to your landlord's negligence, you can claim disrepair compensation for:

  • Medical costs
  • Aftercare
  • Prescription medications
  • Pain and suffering caused by the disrepair

What qualifies as a disrepair claim?

A housing disrepair claim can be submitted if the property exhibits issues such as damp, mold, condensation, leaks, drainage problems, internal and external flooding (including the garden), brickwork repointing, missing or loose tiles, structural cracks, insect and vermin infestations, poor ventilation, boiler issues, lack of running or hot water, or heating problems.

How long does a housing disrepair compensation claim take?

The duration can vary from case to case, typically ranging from 3 to 9 months. The time required will depend on the extent of disrepair and the necessary fixes.

Can I seek compensation for damp and mold?

If it can be demonstrated that damp or mold resulted from disrepair within your rented property, and your landlord failed to address your reports of such disrepair, they might be considered negligent in their duty to maintain your property. This could make them liable to pay you housing disrepair compensation.

Is it possible to claim compensation for emotional distress?

Understandably, living with housing disrepair is distressing, so the law allows you to seek compensation to cover the emotional distress you have endured.